Managing People

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Assignment: Managing People
Topic: Semco Pumping Success

DATE: 18/06/2010

CONTENTS:

1. INTRODUCTION3

2. CLASSICAL SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
AND SEMCOS RELIENCE ON IT 4-7

3. TWO MOTIVATIONAL THEORIES AND ITS
RELEVANCE TO SEMCO 8-10

4. EMPOWERMENT CONCEPT 11-13

5. GORES LTD – SIMILAR MANAGEMENT AS SEMCO 14-16

6. CONCLUSION 17

7. REFERENCES 18

INTRODUCTION

➢ Management is become very important in today's complex society, as more organizations are formed everyday. So management is very much essential in these organizations to plan organization direct and control operations to achieve the goal of organization.

➢ Terry and Rue management is defined as “A process or a form of work that involves the direction and guidance of group of people towards organizational goals and objective”.

➢ Stoner states “Management controls, organize, lead and plan the work of organization resources to achieve its goal.

➢ Koontz, O' Donnell, Weierich point out that “management is the establishment of an environment for group efforts in such a way that individuals will contribute to group objectives with the least amount of such inputs as money, time, efforts, discomfort and material.

➢ Johnson and Stinson stated, “Management is the process of working together to accomplish the organizational goal”.

➢ By looking to all these definitions we define that “management is a process organizing and controlling the organization by planning with the group of people and help the organization to achieve its goals and objectives”.

➢ Management is the task as well as discipline. Every achievement of the organizations is the achievements of the managers. Every failure of the organizational is the failure of the managers. The dedication, vision and integrity of the manager’s shows whether there is management of mismanagement.

➢ Management is the specific work from the modern organization to make it perform. Management has its own skills, tools and techniques.

➢ Thus Management is a process ( a systemic way of doing things), it utilizes resource efficiently, it gets things done through and with others, it achieves the stated goal.

CLASSICAL SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Three different approaches to management developed in three industrialized countries, represents the classical school, scientific management in the United States, administrative management in France and bureaucratic management in Germany.

SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT: Proposed by Frederick W. Taylor, (1991) a mechanical engineer by profession is referred to as the father of scientific management.

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT: Proposed by Fayol (1949) introduced the POC3 model to aid managers in the planning, organizing, commanding, coordinating and controlling functions. Fayol established a list of 14 principles of management.

Fayol's 14 principles of Management:

• Work should be divided
• One should have responsibility and authority
• Employees should have respect and obedience in the organization. • Employee should accept the orders given by the supervisors. • There must be one leader to give directions.
• Individual interest to general interest should be subordinated. • Salary should be equally paid and should be fair.
• Authority should be present in an organization to increase productivity • Authority should be in chain from top to bottom.
• All important things should be on its place.
• All employees should be treated equally.
• Employee should be given adequate time for every new work to adjust. • It is crucial to develop and implement a time.
• Person should promote a spirit of harmony.

BUREAUCRATIC MANAGEMENT:
Proposed by Max Weber (1947) theorized that the use of an organizational hierarchy and...
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